Anantnag, Aug 15: Deputy Commissioner Anantnag Shri Mohammed Younis Malik accompanied by Shri Altaf Ahmad Khan SSP Anantnag unfurled the National Flag, inspected the parade and took salute on the March Past presented by the contingents of JKP, IRP, CRPF, Home guard, NCC cadets and school children from various schools of the district at Government Boys Degree College Anantnag.
Addressing the gathering, Deputy Commissioner Anantnag Shri Mohammed Younis Malik, congratulated the people on the eve of Independence Day and recalled the sacrifices of the freedom fighters who laid down their lives in the freedom struggle of the country. Various developmental initiatives taken by the government and those to be taken were also highlighted. The march past was followed by a colourful cultural program presented by students of various schools.
The event was witnessed by a huge gathering and senior Army, Police, Paramilitary and Civil Officers. Prizes were also distributed among the participating contingents of march past and cultural activities.